Saturday, August 24

Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at union rally, urging UC to negotiate fair contract

U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke in support of University of California unions during a strike Wednesday. Sanders spoke to more than 400 striking workers, students and supporters about the importance of labor unions at a University Professional and Technical Employees-Communications Workers of America rally. Read more...

Photo: Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and 2020 presidential candidate, called on the UC to increase wages and maintain sexual harassment protections for workers at a University Professional and Technical Employees rally Wednesday. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California Board of Regents tabled a vote to increase nonresident tuition Thursday. The decision comes after the Finance and Capital Strategies Committee voted Wednesday to recommenced the regents increase nonresident tuition by $762. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

UC Board of Regents tables vote to increase nonresident tuition

The University of California Board of Regents postponed a vote to increase nonresident tuition until its meeting in May. The board tabled the vote Thursday after the Finance and Capital Strategies Committee voted Wednesday to recommend the Regents increase nonresident tuition by $762. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents tabled a vote to increase nonresident tuition Thursday. The decision comes after the Finance and Capital Strategies Committee voted Wednesday to recommenced the regents increase nonresident tuition by $762. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

The University of California Board of Regents tabled a vote to increase nonresident tuition Thursday. The decision comes after the Finance and Capital Strategies Committee voted Wednesday to recommenced the regents increase nonresident tuition by $762. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Speakers, including documentarians, artists and businesswomen, addressed issues like the #MeToo movement's impact and the creation of change at the LEAN IN UC: UC Women's Leadership Conference 2019 on Sunday. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Women’s conference offers attendees exposure to professional fields

Student government officials hosted an all-day women’s conference to encourage women to pursue leadership positions in the professional world. The LEAN IN UC: UC Women’s Leadership Conference 2019 featured 65 speakers, including Amy Ziering, an Emmy Award-winning documentarian, and Cleo Wade, an artist, poet and author. Read more...

Photo: Speakers, including documentarians, artists and businesswomen, addressed issues like the #MeToo movement's impact and the creation of change at the LEAN IN UC: UC Women's Leadership Conference 2019 on Sunday. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Speakers, including documentarians, artists and businesswomen, addressed issues like the #MeToo movement's impact and the creation of change at the LEAN IN UC: UC Women's Leadership Conference 2019 on Sunday. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

The Westwood Presbyterian Church partnered with Belmont Village, an assisted living housing developer, to build a senior living center on Wilshire Boulevard. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Proposed Westwood senior living center receives mixed reactions from community

A Westwood church partnered with a senior housing developer to build a senior living center on Wilshire Boulevard, a proposed project that has been met with mixed reactions regarding its height. Read more...

Photo: The Westwood Presbyterian Church partnered with Belmont Village, an assisted living housing developer, to build a senior living center on Wilshire Boulevard. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

The Westwood Presbyterian Church partnered with Belmont Village, an assisted living housing developer, to build a senior living center on Wilshire Boulevard. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

The UC and Elsevier, which owns over 2,500 journals including Cell and The Lancet, were unable to come to an agreement regarding publishing fees and subscription costs after months of negotiations. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UC decides not to renew Elsevier subscription after months of negotiations

The University of California will not renew its subscription with the world’s largest scientific publisher, a University press release announced Thursday. The UC and Elsevier, which owns over 2,500 journals such as Cell and The Lancet, were unable to come to an agreement regarding publishing fees and subscription costs after months of negotiations. Read more...

Photo: The UC and Elsevier, which owns over 2,500 journals including Cell and The Lancet, were unable to come to an agreement regarding publishing fees and subscription costs after months of negotiations. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The UC and Elsevier, which owns over 2,500 journals including Cell and The Lancet, were unable to come to an agreement regarding publishing fees and subscription costs after months of negotiations. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

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Despite new appointments, undergraduate Academic Senate positions remain empty

Student government officials left 20 out of 21 undergraduate student representative positions in the Academic Senate unfilled for half the academic school year. The Academic Senate, which decides on matters like enrollment and degree requirements as well as program establishment, has 42 positions reserved for graduate and undergraduate student representatives on 15 committees. Read more...

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The UCLA Pitzker Center awarded grants to interdisciplinary and community-service based groups to their support research on issues such as preventing foster care, using media to improve perceptions of foster care and improving outcomes for families experiencing homelessness and child welfare intervention. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA Pritzker Center awards five grants in support of research for foster youth

Five interdisciplinary and community-based service teams received the inaugural UCLA Pritzker Center for Strengthening Children and Families grants to support research for youth and families in the child welfare system, according to a university press release. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Pitzker Center awarded grants to interdisciplinary and community-service based groups to their support research on issues such as preventing foster care, using media to improve perceptions of foster care and improving outcomes for families experiencing homelessness and child welfare intervention. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The UCLA Pitzker Center awarded grants to interdisciplinary and community-service based groups to their support research on issues such as preventing foster care, using media to improve perceptions of foster care and improving outcomes for families experiencing homelessness and child welfare intervention. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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